// Hot Stove

Bay Rejects Boston’s Latest Offer

It’s looking more and more likely that Jason Bay will not be roaming left field for the Red Sox in 2010. “We don’t agree with their evaluation of the player,” agent Joe Urbon told Foxsports.com’s Ken Rosenthal. “Frankly, we have other offers on the table that are of greater interest to Jason.” Bay reportedly rejected […]

Mets Offer Jason Bay a Four-Year Deal

The New York Mets have reportedly entered the bidding for free agent outfielder Jason Bay, and became the second team to make a formal offer. The Mets have offered Bay a four-year deal worth approximately $65 million, which tops the Sox offer of four years and $60 million. According to WEEI’s Alex Speier, if any […]

Mike Lowell Traded to Rangers?

Red Sox Acquire Catching Prospect Max Ramirez According to Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports, the Red Sox and Rangers have agreed to a preliminary deal that would send Mike Lowell to the Rangers for catching prospect Max Ramirez, pending a physical. The Red Sox will reportedly eat most of Lowell’s salary in the deal. Red […]

Red Sox Were Eyeing Rich Harden?

UPDATE, 6:45 p.m.: Rich Harden is reportedly signing with the Texas Rangers, who also traded Kevin Milwood to the Orioles for relief pitcher (and former closer) Chris Ray. —– The Red Sox are said to be eyeing oft-injured starting pitcher Rich Harden, and could sign him to a similar deal they signed Brad Penny and […]

Red Sox Interested in Coco Crisp?

In what turned out to be a great deal for the Red Sox, the team traded then-outfielder Coco Crisp to the Royals for unheralded relief pitcher Ramon Ramirez, who went on to turn in a strong year for the Sox (2.84 ERA in 70 games). Crisp, meanwhile, stumbled in his first year with the Royals, […]

Red Sox Winter Meetings Update: Day 1

It has been a wild day of rumors at Day 1 of the Winter Meetings, and the Sox are involved in a bunch of them. They signed one player already: 34-year-old relief pitcher Scott Atchison, who spent the last two years pitching in Japan. ESPN.com’s Gordon Edes reported that Atchison will be paid $420K in […]

Red Sox Sign New Shortstop Marco Scutaro, Pedroia a Better Move?

Entering 2005, the Boston Red Sox had Edgar Renteria locked up for four seasons, to go along with prospects Hanley Ramirez and Dustin Pedroia. Shortstop was a crowded place in Boston at one time. Pedroia, drafted from Arizona State, moved to second base to accommodate Ramirez and establish his own path to the major leagues. […]

Red Sox Hot Stove: Back Burner

With all the attention given to Alex Gonzalez heading to Toronto, Marco Scutaro confessing his desire to be a Red Sox, and the Blue Jays dangling Roy Halladay (who may have become the focus of the next Boston vs. New York bidding war), there are a few smaller moves the Red Sox will be focusing […]

Minor Moves: Red Sox Acquire Tug Hulett

While the hot stove heats up and Red Sox fans dream of a new contract for Jason Bay or an answer to the revolving door at shortstop, the Red Sox may have brought Nick Green’s replacement into the fold.  It certainly is not the biggest splash the Red Sox have made around Thanksgiving (think Curt […]

Halladay Shopping

Should Theo Part with Buchholz and Kelly for Toronto Ace? Black Friday is still a couple days away but the Red Sox have already begun their offseason shopping. Boston is working on a potential deal that would land them former Cy Young award winner Roy Halladay. The New York Daily News first reported the Sox were a  “putting a full […]

Acquiring Gonzalez a Necessity for Successful Offseason

Soon after the the Gold Gloves, Cy Young Awards and MVP’s are handed out, the focus officially moves onto the upcoming season. No other sport entices its fans with the offseason  like baseball.  But, even with estimates surpassing 200 players hitting the open market this winter, all signs point to a boring free agency period. […]

Red Sox Hot Stove: Two Bags, A Plate, and a Designated Hitter

When Theo Epstein and company make their way to the General Manager and Winter Meetings, in addition to a reunion with new Padres GM Jed Hoyer, they will be pondering the Red Sox 2010 merry-go-round at first base, third base, catcher and designated hitter. Boston heads into the off-season with Kevin Youkilis, Mike Lowell, Casey […]

Red Sox Need Big Bat this Offseason

After such a difficult elimination in the first round of the 2009 American League Division Series against the Los Angeles Angels, many people are looking for a reason as to why the Red Sox lost, and what they can do to fix the problem. Analysts have come out and said that Jonathan Papelbon has to […]

Francisco Rodriguez Signs with Mets

The Mets have officially kicked off baseball’s winter meetings by officially signing closer Francisco Rodriguez to a three-year, $37 million deal that includes incentives. K-Rod set the major league record for saves in one season last year with 62. New York desperately needed to address their need for bullpen arms, and landed probably the best […]

Should the Red Sox Sign Mark Teixeira?

Mark Teixeira is the top target for many teams this off-season. So far, those rumored to be interested include the Washington Nationals, Los Angeles Angels, New York Yankees, Baltimore Orioles (Check out links for insider rumor) and of course the Red Sox. There’s one key issue for the Red Sox signing the slugging first baseman. Is Mark Teixeira worth it? If you’ve […]